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Aboard the lethal Gunship Gladiator helicopter, it is your job to ensure that a coup fails to install a dictator as leader.

The game features 12 levels split into three distinct styles. First of all you'll be flying over a city in your helicopter, shooting out tanks by ducking low enough to target them, but also climbing to avoid the skyscrapers in the area. The third section is viewed similarly, but sees you attempting to wipe out the planes mounted on an aircraft carrier.

The second section is viewed behind your helicopter in full 3D, and adds helicopters and planes to be shot, with dodging their bullets as you duck down to shoot the tanks being the main challenge.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Thunder Blade" -- Alternate spelling
  • "3D Thunder Blade" -- Nintendo 3DS title
  • "サンダーブレード" -- Japanese Spelling

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Critic Reviews

ST/Amiga Format Jan, 1989 92 out of 100 92
The Games Machine (UK) Feb, 1989 85 out of 100 85
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Feb, 1989 835 out of 1000 84
Commodore User Jan, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Amiga Computing Jan, 1989 83 out of 100 83
Zzap! Mar, 1989 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1989 8.8 out of 12 73
Power Play Jan, 1989 72 out of 100 72
The One Jan, 1989 69 out of 100 69
Games Preview Jan, 1989 52 out of 100 52


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The Commodore 64 version came with a 'Art of Noise' (electronic music) mix tape. They were very popular dance music collective in the eighties apparently!
Martin Smith (66852) added ThunderBlade (Amiga) on Oct 11, 2004
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